Month: January 2017

Choosing respite care

Deciding to choose respite care can be a difficult decision for some family caregivers. Common negative emotions include guilt on the part of the caregiver and sometimes anger or sadness on the part of those receiving the care. . . . READ THE REST

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease

If you are concerned about changes (either in yourself or in a family member) that involve memory, the ability to think, sensory perception, behavior, mood, or the ability to move that do not seem normal, talk with a doctor. . . . READ THE REST

Venturing out this winter for fun in Chicago

No matter your age, there are always interesting things to do in the city of Chicago. If you aren't bothered by cold weather, here are some ways to venture out and have some fun! . . . READ THE REST

Adding fun to your caregiving activities

A well-rounded caregiver provides a loved one with quality-of-life care along with more routine daily living care. This means incorporating enjoyable, fun activities into all daily living tasks and throughout your contact with your care recipient. . . . READ THE REST

What qualifies a veteran for in-home care benefits?

We at Care & Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans get many inquiries about our relationship with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (commonly referred to as "the VA"). . . . READ THE REST